Local leaders and activists of Bangladeh Chatra League reportedly stabbed a former leader of the organization in Harian area in Poba Upazila sadar on Friday.
The injured was identified as Tutul Islam, 26, former Environment Affairs Secretary of Katakhali unit of BCL, son of
Zoha of Bakhrabaz area in
Officer-in-charge of Katakhali Police Station Nibaran Chandra Ray said a clash ensued between two groups—one belonging to Katakhali Municipality mayor Abbas Ali and other to local Jubo League leader Abu Sama— at Hariana Rail crossing around 4:45 pm.
At one stage, a group of 12-15 people including BCL general secretary Shohag Ali from Abbas Ali’s camp swooped on Tutul with sharp weapons and stabbed him indiscriminately, leaving him severely injured.
Later, the injured was taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, added the OC.